From WorldCat: Presents a dramatization of the extended field trip made by Mark Catesby in colonial Virginia and the ultimate publication of his two-volume illustrated natural history of the birds, animals, plants, reptiles and fish he observed and sketched in the new world. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Portrays the story of Mark Catesby, an./ia ish botanist who visited his sister in Williamsburg from 1712 to 1719 and wrote and... Topics: Natural history, Natural history
Describes the importance of the Galapagos in the development of evolutionary thought and looks at the principal elements of their fauna, flora, ecology, and biogeography. From the Galapagos: Laboratory for Evolution series Topics: Evolution, Natural history, Evolution, Natural history
History and Culture Part 1 Describes some of the important developmental advances made by babies during the first year of life, pointing out the influence of interpersonal and physical environment. Topic: Series: History and Culture
byEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Reviews the causes of the Texas settlers' revolt which led to independence for Texas; ties the annexation of Texas to issues of slavery and territorial expansion. Points out that the U.S. paid the price of ill will in Latin America and political crises at home by winning the war with Mexico Topics: Mexico., U.S. History
Pictures the struggle between the aspirations of the colonists for self-government and the need for a strong central government. Describes the creation of the first legislative body in the New World. Reveals the role of tobacco in the colony's economy. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: jamestown, colony, american history
By the end of the 20th century Sao Paulo will be the world's largest city, with an estimated population of 25 million, half of which will be children. Looks at the effect of Brazil's rapid economic growth Topics: Economic history, Population
Describes the white settlers' hard and costly victory over the plains Indians in the push westward, picturing such battles as the Little Big Horn, the Sand Creek Massacre and the Fetterman Massacre. Stresses knowledge the whites acquired from their contact with Indians. Depicts life in the gold rush days in Colorado and the problems created by the sudden increase in wealth and population. Traces the rise and fall of the small mining town of Cripple Creek during this period. Topics: Mighty Warriors, Historical periods, History
Surveys the history of Germany's political systems from Charlemagne to modern times. Looks at the regional differences that were the inheritance of the independent states of the 18th century. Considers the 19th-century wars of unification, World War I, and Nazism Topics: Europe- History, 20th century., Germany.
Rare film footage shot under the direction of the legendary Lumier̀e Brothers during a round-the-world trip in the 1890's records such spectacular events as the coronation of Csar Nicholas II, President McKinley preparing to invade Cuba, and the Paris exposition. Equally remarkable is the record of the abject poverty of the common man in the "Golden Nineties." Topics: History, Modern, History, Modern
Jim Lehrer interviews Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, Bob Dole, Ronald Reagan, John Anderson, Walter Mondale, Geraldine Ferraro, George Bush, Bill Clinton, and James Stockdale on the role of televised debates in American presidential elections. Topics: vhs, presidential debates, united states history Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"Experience the excitement, history and romance of Old Boston in an original full color video tour."-- description from box. Topics: vhs, boston, tour, history, freedom trail Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
First 90 seconds of Chris Carlsson setting up how he's using the FoundSF.org archive to create a narrative arc explaining the context and precursor movements and events to the 1967 Summer of Love. Filmed at the DeYoung Museum on June 30, 2017 by Adriana Camarena. Topics: public history, history, historiography, storytelling, narrative form, narration, multimedia,...
Podcasts are shaping the presentation of history through audio delivery. Hosts of several local series tell us why they chose this new technology to delve into the past and how they gauge success. Hear clips of each program in a special podcast challenge! With David Gallagher and Woody LaBounty (The Western Neighoborhoods Project Outside Lands San Francisco ), Liam O’Donoghue ( East Bay Yesterday ), and David Boyer ( The Intersection ). Topics: video, podcasts, oral history, journalism, history, ethics, storytelling, East Bay, San Francisco,...
byGalbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); Ontario Educational Communications Authority
"A personal view by John Kenneth Galbraith." Topics: Land reform, Land reform, Land use, Land use, Economic history, Economic history, Land reform, Land...
byBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Studies the life of Kate Nee in Connemara, western Ireland, showing that family members who had left their homes are returning because of recession abroad and the social benefits available on a small Irish farm Topics: Families, Families, Economic history, Families, Families, Social conditions